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Economically empowering indigenous women

The newly launched "Economic Empowerment of Indigenous Women in Nepal" provides an overview and analysis of the vulnerability and discrimination faced…

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New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region ready to support countries accelerate on their sustainable development pathways

Kanni Wignaraja is set to assume her role as Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 1 December 2019.  


Calling attention to road safety

On November 14, volunteers of the National Youth Council’s road safety campaign received their participatory certificates from the Minister of Youth and Sports  


ECN expands by-election preparations to cover Community Learning Centres and Electoral Dispute Resolution in Kaski

The ECN has been conducting CLC and EDR workshops across the country, most recently in Kaski, in order to provide civic and electoral education to local communities.  


Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP join hands for resilient local airports

Deutsche Post DHL Group, the leading mail and logistics company, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nepal rolled out its first Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) Local workshops.  


Leadership development training on SDGs localization

Assuring the integration of the SDGs in the municipal planning process, the Municipal Association of Nepal put together a leadership development training seminar in Chitwan.  


Bridging the gender gap in electoral journalism

Sancharika Samuha’s interaction programme brought women journalists and women politicians together to build a network and to highlight the importance of a balanced gendered perspective in electoral…  


Parliamentarians gather to reflect on parliamentary affairs and the law-making process

Province 3 Assembly Members convened at Dhulikhel over two days to discuss parliamentary affairs, along with the challenges that they have so far encountered.  


Green Gossip: #ClimateAction

Green Gossip, a talk programme on climate issues, brought together climate activists, civil groups, development partners and the private sector to share their experiences of working for climate action…  


Preparations for the by-elections kick off at the Election Commission

On November 30, 2019, Nepal will see the biggest by-elections in its history, with nearly half a million people across the country voting to elect representatives for at least 51 vacant positions.  


National-level consultation in Kathmandu for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Koshi River basin

A recent UNESCAP disaster-risk focused report has identified transboundary river basins in South Asia as disaster hotspots. One such area in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region is the Koshi Basin.  

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